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Geographic Searches for USGS Publications (Bureau-wide Application)


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Langseth, M.L., Chang, M.Y., Carlino, Jennifer, Bellmore, J.R., Birch, D.D., Bradley, Joshua, Bristol, R.S., Buscombe, D.D., Duda, J.J., Everette, A.L., Graves, T.A., Greenwood, M.M., Govoni, H.S., Henkel, H.S., Hutchison, V.B., Jones, B.K., Kern, Tim, Lacey, Jennifer, Lamb, R.M., Lightsom, F.L., Long, J.L., Saleh, R.A., Smith, S.W., Soulard, C.E., Viger, R.J., Warrick, J.A., Wesenberg, K.E., Wieferich, D.J., and Winslow, L.A., 2016, Community for Data Integration 2015 annual report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016–1165, 57 p.,


The purpose of this project is to improve the USGS Publications Warehouse (Pubs Warehouse) so that a person can search for USGS publications by geographic region in addition to existing search criteria; for example, one could search using map zooms or congressional districts. The addition of geographic searches allows users to narrow their search results to specific areas of interest, which reduces the time required to sift through all results outside the area of interest. Principal Investigator : Rex Sanders Cooperator/Partner : Qi Tong, Jenna E Nolt, James M Kreft, Frances L Lightsom, Carolyn Hayashida Degnan, Jennifer L Bruce, Ben Wheeler In FY 2014, the project team determined that the ScienceBase Footprint Studio would be an [...]

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“ScienceBase Footprinter Tool”
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“Pubs Warehouse geographic search interface”
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“Introductory slide for the footprinting training module”
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Enhance Publications Warehouse by adding geographic search.

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Introductory slide for the footprinting training module
Introductory slide for the footprinting training module


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